A survey of local government officials by the National League of Cities
found half expected to have to draw down financial reserves within the
next six months. A quarter predicted they would have to cut services,
and a quarter thought they would have to lay off staff.  Brooks
Rainwater, director of the Center for City Solutions at the National
League of Cities, said local governments bear the extra burdens of
caring for their businesses and vulnerable populations, and they must do
so without the guarantee that their state or the federal government will
reimburse those costs.

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States Brace for Massive Budget Gaps in Coronavirus Recession

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